LIFESTYLES AND CAREER
Nsikayesizwe David Junior Ngcobo also known as Nasty C was born on 11th, February 1997 in Diepkloof, a borough of Soweto, Johannesburg. After the passing of his mother who died in an automobile accident when he was just 11 months.
He was raised by his father David Maviyo Ngcobo, who works as a human resources manager alongside his elder brother, Siyabonga Ngcobo, who inspired him to rap as he learned the basics of manufacturing tune from him when he was just nine years old.
NASTY C popularly known as the COOLEST KID IN AFRICA is surely one of the best rappers from the continent. Nasty C has solidified himself as one of the biggest acts within and outside the South African music scene. From clinching a PUMA endorsement and a global collaboration with French Montana to scooping the largest awards in the USA, he maintains to dominate local radio airwaves with hit singles which include “Hell Naw”, “right ladies”, “Snapchat Hoes”, “permit” and his modern-day launch “U adequate”. His EP terrible Hair.
Ngcobo attended Strelitzia Secondary faculty in Lotus Park, Durban where he finished his 12th grade. At the age of fifteen, Ngcobo released his debut mixtape One kid, a 1000 Coffins on 14 May 2012.
Nasty C launched his first mixtape, One Kid a Thousand Coffins in 2012 observed via his sophomore undertaking titled L.A.M.E EP.
He then launched his EP L.A.M.E (Levitating Above My Enemies) on four April 2014, followed by his second mixtape on 10 February, titled fee metropolis which produced the successful single “Juice again” that raised his prominence.
“Juice returned” later spawned a Gemini primary-produced remix proposing singer Davido and rapper Cassper Nyovest on 20 November 2015. He became additionally featured on Anatii and Cassper Nyovest’s collaborative single “jump” in 2016.
BAD HAIR (ALBUM)
Nasty c released his single “Hell Naw” on 11th February 2016, which was supposed to become to be the lead single from his upcoming debut album. Mabala Noise Entertainment on 23 September 2016 released his debut album Bad Hair.
The album artwork was one of the most creative things ever as he gave his lovers on Twitter to e-mail him their graphics showing their bad hair intervals, he then blended all the pictures in a creative way assembling his face.
Bad Hair was very huge as it reached number one on iTunes in local charts and in turn, became the most-streamed album in South Africa within its 24 hours of release.
Ngcobo launched a 14-minute film offering 3 songs from bad-hair which was directed by Kyle Lewis. The short music video had tracks like “Don’t Do It'”, “Good Girls and Snapchat Hoes” and “Phases” featuring Rowlene, which later became commercially featured in several international countries including France, Germany, UK, and America, as an African video.
2017 COKE STUDIO
Nasty C makes a debut on Coke Studio Africa 2017, where he is paired along with the Nigerian artiste Runtown on a very viral song titled SAID. The track is currently the biggest track to ever come out from coke studio.
2018: Strings and Bling
Ngcobo released the prolonged version of bad Hair On 2 December 2016, which named Bad Hair Extensions. Bad Hair Extension had new 4 songs consisting of the lead single ‘Allow’ which featured the American rapper French Montana.
AWARDS AND NOMINATIONS
In 2016 and 2017 Nasty C had a very successful year, which earned him the biggest nomination. Ngcobo acquired his biggest nomination which changed into for the 2017 BET Award for Best International Act: Africa Act: Africa, which he lost to Wizkid.
Ngcobo became was also nominated for the 2017 MTV Europe Music Awards. He was ranked 3rd on the 2017 MTV Base: SA’s hottest MCs.
Ngcobo pre-launched singles, on 1 June 2018, “Jungle” and “King” featuring American rapper A$AP Ferg, from his sophomore album, Strings, and Bling. Strings and Blings album was then launched on 6 July 2018 both on digital and offline.
TimesLIVE magazine named the album Strings and Bling as one of the best hip hop albums in South Africa, and also protected within the listing of hip hop albums on Tina magazine.
The album’s other singles include “SMA” featuring Rowlene, and the promotional single “Gravy”.
HIS RECORD LABEL
Ngcobo floated his very own record label, called ‘’Tall Racks statRecords On 20 August 2018. He signed his long-term associate Rowlene as the first act to sign under the Records, alongside himself.
On 6 October 2018, Ngcobo kickstarted his The Ivyson tour at the Melrose Arch in Durban. The tour was 5 events at different locations (4 in South Africa and one in Namibia) which turned out to be a massive success as the venues were filled up fans.
Ngcobo kickstarted 2019 in a very good note as he was named as the ambassador of the male grooming corporation, axe South Africa.
2019: Zulu guy With a few electricity
2019: Zulu Man With Some Power
On 20 September 2019, Ngcobo made the third installment of his live performance tour, The Ivyson tour, which kicked off in Cape Town, Western Cape.
On 27 September 2019, he launched “God flow” which he featured rapper CrownedYoung.
The lead single of his upcoming 3 studio album, Zulu Man With Some Power. He has hinted that many international artists might be going to appear on the album.
Nasty C has hinted to his fans about his upcoming album with an artistic painting on his Instagram. This is the most well thought out album that had about 47 songs, which he has trimmed to 16 hit tracks.
NOMINATION IN 2020
The album ZULU MAN WITH POWER does not have a specific date for the release, but it is safe to say that it worths the wait as the coolest kid in Africa is about to blow his fans away.
Biography: Uncle Vinny is the most influential kid in mzansi
Can we all agree that Uncle Vinny is the most influential kid in mzansi.
Uncle Vinny filled up Braam, that kid is influencial!!
Cassper Nyovest has described him as legend. When asked why he attributed that tag to him, when he doesn’t have any music catalogue to start with, he explained.
He isn’t a musician, how would he have a catalog. He managed to shake the culture. I met Vinny when he was 13. He was doing interviews backstage. To see today is just beautiful. Definitely a legend!!!
Uncle Vinny #unclevinny, This is one of the current most searched keywords by amapiano lovers on google.
Who is Uncle Vinny?
Uncle Vinny whose real name is Kabelo Vincent Ndlovu (aka Uncle Vinny), is a young creative who is changing the pop culture with his unique style of dance, Lifestyle and Music. The young entertainer took SA by storm with his raving growing audience which has left many numb. He’s an emcee, actor, radio presenter and event curator.
How did Uncle Vinny start his career?
According to him, Young Uncle Vinny started his career in Grade 9 as a radio presenter on Hillbrow Radio Station and he was one of the youngest radio presenters in SA.
How did Uncle Vinny become popular?
Uncle Vinny, aka Kabelo Vincent Ndlovu, had kicked off his career at Hillbrow Radio Station as a presenter. He has already worked with some amazing musical artists, including Frank Casino, Riky Rick, Cassper Nyovest, etc.
Professionally recognized as a musical artist, Uncle Vinny is a hip-hop artist. Also, he is an emcee, radio presenter, curator, and actor. Currently, he works as an ambassador and promoter at Puma.
He is closely affiliated with Cotton Fest, Major League Djz and he has performed at Nasty C’s Ivyson Tour and also made history as the youngest person to ever present an award at the South African Hip Hop Awards.
How old is Uncle Vinny?
Uncle Vinny just turn 19 years old. He celebrated his 19th birthday in Braamfontein Neighbourg Goods market filled to the brim by fans who trooped out to see him perform.
He posted a picture with his aunt on social media. He He was in grade 9, probably 12 to 13 years old, when he had started his musical career.
Does Uncle Vinny have any song?
As of now, he just features on music videos VIDEO: Majorsteez – Lies Ft. Costa Titch & Uncle Vinny, Majorsteez – Lies Ft. Costa Titch & Uncle Vinny
Follow Uncle Vinny on Instagram.
Who Is His Father?
Uncle Vinny has mentioned on his Instagram that his father is Riky Rick.
Riky Rick, aka Rikhado Makhado, is a world-famous South African rapper and songwriter. However, his Wikipedia shows that he has just one child – Maik Daniel Makhado.
Thus, we aren’t sure if he is the actual parent of Uncle Vinny. Apart from Instagram, we can find the young artist on Facebook, where he has around 1.1 thousand followers.
Uncle Vinny Girlfriend
Just at 19, Uncle Vinny has not got a girlfriend right now.
Even though he is still in his teens, he can definitely get a girl easily. However, the talented artist has not shown much interest in his love life as he seems to be quite focused on his musical career.
Uncle Vinny Net Worth Explored
Uncle Vinny’s estimated net worth is still not known.
Since he is a young and growing artist, we can claim that he doesn’t have a net worth of more than thousands. In fact, we have no idea about his earnings too.
However, being successful at such a young age shows that his future is bright, and the boy will earn huge in the future.
RIP: SA Hip Hop loses Nish to Covid-19 (Life, Biography, Awards, Death)
The South African Hip Hop fraternity mourns the death of rapper and Skwatta Kamp member Musawenkosi “Nish” Molefe,
Nish Born Musawenkosi Molefe in August 20, 1978DiedFebruary 5, 2021 (aged 42). He died as a result of covid-19.
Musawenkosi “Nish” Molefe was a South African musician and a member of the hip hop group Skwatta Kamp. He died on 5 February 2021.
His Educational Background
Nish attended John Orr Technical High School, and left to focus on his musical career.
His career kickstarted in 2002 when he joined the group Skwatta Camp, a South African Hip Hop group. They released their debut album titled Shut En John, later followed by Mkhukhu Funkshen in 2003, which sold for over 25,000 copies.
In 2004, they released another project titled Washumkhukhu in 2004, which they delayed for over 5 years before dropping another project titled Fair and Skwear.
In early 2018, Skwatta Kamp released, There you go a song dedicated to celebrate Flabba’s life. On 10 November 2018, the group released a single, titled Mama Akekho, leading up to their album release in 2019.
As part of Skwatta Kamp, Nish won numerous awards including two SAMA Awards for best rap album and a CHANNEL O best hip hop music video award.
Musawenkosi “Nish” Molefe died on 5 February 2021. He became the second member from the group Skwatta Kamp who has passed. The cause of death was confirmed as Covid-19.
Mzansi has been pouring out tribute to the friends and family z who are currently living in so much pain of losing Legend.
Musawenkosi “Nish” Molefe was a member of the 2-time SAMA Best Rap Album award winning group Skwatta Kamp.
Many Hip Hop fans fell in love with Hip hop because of Skwatta Kamp and that awakened alot inside of them out pouring emotional condolences.
It’s a sad day for hip hop, RIP Nish, may your soul rest in peace. Love and light to his family and friends.
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RIP: Larry King dies of Covid 19 at 87
CNN President Jeff Zucker said, “We mourn the passing of our colleague Larry King. The scrappy young man from Brooklyn had a history-making career spanning radio and television. His curiosity about the world propelled his award-winning career in broadcasting, but it was his generosity of spirit that drew the world to him.”
“We are so proud of the 25 years he spent with CNN, where his newsmaker interviews truly put the network on the international stage,” Zucker said. “From our CNN family to Larry’s, we send our thoughts and prayers, and a promise to carry on his curiosity for the world in our work.”
Larry King asks Mac Miller where he will be in 10 years😔🕊️ pic.twitter.com/wknhdCWyCs
— RapTV (@raptvcom) January 23, 2021
In 2019, he suffered a stroke that left him unable to walk on his left foot, and he was sometimes seen using a wheelchair afterwards.
On Jan. 2, King was hospitalised for COVID-19 at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, a source close to the King family told ABC News.
“I never thought I’d be 86,” King told Page Six at the time. “My father died when he was 43, 44. I thought I would die too.”
“I have no complaints. Everything that’s happened to me, I’m grateful for,” he told the publication. “Maybe that sounds cliché, but I’m really, really grateful.”
The award-winning newsman was known for his gravel baritone, signature suspenders and straight-forward questions, a style honed over the course of tens of thousands of interviews on the radio and television.
Born Lawrence Harvey Zeiger, the Brooklyn native wanted to be on the radio from a young age. After graduating high school, he got his first radio job in Florida in the 1950s. He got his first break on-air in Miami — and became known by the moniker Larry King, which is now his legal name.
In 1978, he began hosting “The Larry King Show,” a national radio program on Mutual Broadcasting System that he helmed until stepping down in 1994.
During that time, he also made the move to TV. He hosted the CNN program “Larry King Live” from 1985 to 2010. Oprah Winfrey notably endorsed Barack Obama on the show during the 2008 presidential campaign.
In recent years, King hosted “Larry King Now” on Hulu, RT American and Ora TV, a production company King co-founded with Mexican billionaire Carlos Slim in 2012. He was also hosting “Politicking with Larry King” on the channels until his death.
Over the course of his long, illustrious career, King has not been immune to controversy. In 2019, he unknowingly filmed a Chinese propaganda infomercial in a fake interview with a Russian journalist, as reported by ProPublica. “I never should have done it, obviously,” King told the publication.
King has also authored several books, done voice work in TV shows and movies, including “Shrek 2” and “Bee Movie,” and appeared in films such as “Ghostbusters.”
In 1988, a year after he survived a heart attack, the newsman founded the Larry King Cardiac Foundation to help those with heart disease pay for their medical treatment.
A lifelong Dodgers fan, from Brooklyn to Los Angeles, King was often seen behind home plate at Dodgers Stadium.
King was married eight times to seven women and had five children. In August, he revealed that two of his children died within weeks of each other. Andy, 65, died of a heart attack on July 28, and Chaia, 51, passed away on Aug. 20 shortly after a lung cancer diagnosis.
He is survived by his sons, Larry, Chance and Cannon, as well as nine grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
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